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  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Berns
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Powering Our Projects

My students need batteries as a power source to create circuits while participating in STEM activities.

My Students

I will have 32 awesome students who vary tremendously in their abilities and interests. I try to present the fifth grade core content in a way that gets them excited to learn while allowing them to be confident and successful. My students love learning when they are able to have hands-on experiences to discover the reasons behind phenomena they see in the world around them.

My students are enthusiastic to learn despite the many challenges they face.

The school I teach at is located in a low income area. My school was 1% away from being qualified as a Title l so we do not receive extra funding and resources for being low income. With a lack of funding, it is extremely difficult to provide the exciting and challenging opportunities that my students need to improve.

My Project

Through this project, I will get a circuit kit complete with wires, light bulbs, and switches. My students will have the chance to explore as they experiment to get the light bulb to work and then turn it on and off. Additionally, through Donor's Choose, I have already received several different kits to help my students learn about circuits. These kits will allow students to make sounds play, saucers fly, motors work, light bulbs turn on, etc. In order for my students to be able to use all of these wonderful kits, they will need batteries as their power source.

I can't wait to see my students' faces light up as they figure out how to make the circuits light up.

Being able to learn about circuits in a hands-on manner, will help my students to better remember the knowledge that they acquire.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Delta Education 110-1957 Electrical Supply Kit • Amazon Business $51.24 1 $51.24
Rayovac UltraPro Alkaline D Batteries, 12-Pack with Recloseable Lid (ALD-12) • Amazon Business $11.28 2 $22.56
RAYOVAC 815-60PPJ High Energy AA Alkaline Batteries, 60-Pack • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
AmazonBasics AA Performance Alkaline Batteries (48-Pack) - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Duracell AAA Batteries Coppertop MN2400 - 20 Pack • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85

Materials cost

$114.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.73

Total project goal

$171.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.55

2 Donors

-$80.13

Donations toward project cost

-$77.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.43

match offer

-$80.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.28

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Wells Fargo, Utah and 2 other donors.

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